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What have been the benefits of countries adopting consulta previa?
Do megasports events contribute to economic development? No
Do megasports events contribute to economic development? Yes
Companies have a number of tools available to help them comply with UN and other international human rights standards.
The Guatemalan state has failed in its obligations to consult Indigenous peoples.

In June of 2013, the Brazilian government passed new regulatory reform laws for ports, in hopes of modernizing current infrastructure, increasing efficiencies and driving competition.

Monterrey has recently become a hotspot for criminal activity and host to a number of violent incidents. An ambitious urban development initiative, however, is set to change the city’s deteriorating reputation.

The future of the expansion work on the Panama Canal was put into question on Wednesday over cost disputes between the construction company and the canal’s authority.

A different way to look at resource and waste management.

Likely top stories this week: the U.S. Supreme Court will look at Argentine debt case; Michoacán’s government asks for help; Pope Francis names Haitian, Brazilian, Nicaraguan and Chilean cardinals; President Ortega says that Nicaragua Canal construction will begin this year; Air Europa rejects Venezuelan customers’ bolivars.


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